Full-time Assistant/Associate Professor without review (with a term of up to 3 years) in Educational Administration and Leadership

Faculty of Education
Department of Educational Studies
Position: Full-time Assistant/Associate Professor without review (with a term of up to 3 years) in Educational Administration and Leadership

The Department of Educational Studies in the Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia (UBC), invites applications for a full-time Assistant/Associate Professor without review position (non-tenure stream) in Educational Administration and Leadership. A without review position at UBC has a limited term of up to three years (i.e. no further renewal beyond the specified term). The desired start date of this position is January 1, 2018 or as negotiated with the successful candidate. Depending on the candidate’s qualifications and experience as compared with the criteria established at UBC, the appointment will be made at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.

UBC Vancouver campus is located on traditional unceded Musqueam territory in beautiful Vancouver, a multicultural, multilingual city ranked as one of the best places to live in the world. The University holds an international reputation for excellence in advanced research and learning. The UBC Faculty of Education was recently ranked first in Canada and ninth globally among Faculties of Education (2015 QS World University Rankings). We are committed to research and teaching excellence and provide a comprehensive set of programmatic offerings at the baccalaureate, magisterial and doctoral levels. For further details about the Faculty and its research, please visit www.educ.ubc.ca.

The Department of Educational Studies is a multidisciplinary department focusing on the broad study of education as a lifelong pursuit occurring in community, workplace, in institutions and other contexts. The Department fulfils major commitments to both undergraduate and graduate programs in the Faculty of Education, enrolling both master’s and doctoral students. The Department’s graduate programs include specializations in Adult Learning and Education; Educational Administration and Leadership; Higher Education; Indigenous Education; and Society, Culture and Politics of Education. The program in Educational Administration and Leadership is offered on campus as well as through off-campus cohorts. For more information, see: http://edst.educ.ubc.ca/programs/educational-administration-leadership/

The successful applicant must have an earned doctoral degree in educational administration and leadership and experience in educational administration and/or leadership in K-12 education systems, preferably in a Canadian context. The successful applicant must also demonstrate evidence of research, leadership and program development ability and community engagement in K-12 education as well as excellence in teaching. Commitment to research and publications in the area of educational administration and leadership and to the supervision of students in this field are important criteria. Special consideration will be given to individuals with research, teaching, and supervisory experience in the areas of Indigenous education and leadership.
The successful candidate is expected to teach both graduate and undergraduate courses and to supervise graduate students. In the Faculty of Education, a full-time Assistant/Associate
Professor carries an annual workload of 12 credits.

This is a without review position in the Professoriate Stream. The appointment is made one year at a time for up to three years. The annual review will be based on the description of the rank in the Collective Agreement (http://www.hr.ubc.ca/faculty-relations/collective-agreements/appointment-faculty/#3).

Applications must include (i) a letter indicating the position being sought and outlining potential contributions to the Department, (ii) curriculum vitae, (iii) a statement of research interests, (iv) evidence of teaching excellence (such as course outlines and student evaluations), (v) one or two samples of relevant publications, and (vi) the names as well as the contact information of three references. The complete application file must be submitted in the format of one bookmarked PDF file. The complete application file should be addressed to Dr. Ali A. Abdi, Department Head, and sent electronically to Ms. Erika Hughes (Dr. Abdi’s assistant) at hughesec@mail.ubc.ca. The complete application should be received by September 15, 2017.

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to employment equity and diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. We encourage all qualified persons to apply. However, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.